Pet locomotive 2-2-0 San Gabriel
I am writing three children's books related to Phineas Banning, Southern California transportation pioneer and an owner of the Los Angeles and San Pedro Railroad until sold to Southern Pacific in 1873. My first is San Gabriel Southern California's first locomotive.
After the San Pedro finally arrived from San Francisco on the Monterey in October, 1869 to join the Los Angeles, what happened to San Gabriel? Sold for scrap? Dumped in the harbor? Melted down? ...
Angi Ma Wong, author and publisher
Pacific Heritage Books
Palos Verdes Estates, CA
1876 SP 30 Loco ordered broken up, ex SF&A - CP Annual Report for 1876
1875-1-22 Injured from wreck of San Gabriel - Los Angeles Herald, Volume 3, Number 98, 22 January 1875
1875-1-21 LA&SP San Gabriel Wrecked - Sacramento Daily Union, Volume 48, Number 7424, 21 January 1875
1875-1-20 Injured from the wreck - Los Angeles Herald, Volume 3, Number 96, 20 January 1875
1875-1-19 LA&SP San Gabriel Wreck - Los Angeles Herald, Volume 3, Number 95, 19 January 1875
1875-1-19 LA&SP San Gabriel Wreck - Los Angeles Daily Star, January 19, 1875